A Fascinating Look Into What Goes Into Building Miniature Replicas for the Museum of Scotland

Alexander Howard, the former Technology Historian for the Museum of Scotland, offers a fascinating look into how the curators of each department go about creating the miniature replicas for the exhibits that entertain, delight and teach hundreds of museum visitors every day.

How do you get more than 3,000 objects ready for display in ten brand new galleries? This is the tale of how our curators and conservators applied stitches to a giant porcelain lion, played jigsaw with a priceless marble fireplace, and uncovered surprising stories along the way.

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